Prothonotary - Equity Cases (1853-1975)
Prothonotary - Equity Cases (1853-1975)Description:
Equity cases are a type of civil proceeding where justice is administered according to fairness, as apposed to strictly formulated rules of common law. There is no trial by jury; essentially, a judge determines what is fair in a particular situation.
Content: The docketing of this series contains the plaintiff, defendant, case number, term, year, attorneys, costs and a chronological summary of proceedings. Original papers do exist for most cases from 1853-1939. Please contact the Prothonotary’s office for cases 1940-1975 as they are held on microfilm in that office.